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To register for the 2008 Goat Field Day (April 26), please complete and submit the following form.

or download adult registration forms (pdf format) pdf

Driving Directions to Goat Field Day  pdf

When you have finished registering for the 2008 Goat Field Day, please be sure to subscribe to our free quarterly Goat Newsletter.
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Please select type of registration first.

Type of registration: Adult Youth

IMPORTANT!! Adult participants will attend a general morning session, which will start at 9:00 a.m., and will be able to attend three breakout session in the afternoon.

Your choice of afternoon workshops include:

  • Growing Your Rural Business: Attitudes, Marketing Secrets and Methods with Ms. Ellie Winslow (this is a full afternoon workshop).

  • Livestock Marketing with Dr. Derrell Peel.

  • Basic Goat Husbandry - hoof trimming, injection sites, farm management calendar, disbudding, etc. with Mr. Jerry Hayes.

  • Basic Herd Health - herd health program including vaccinations and other approved drugs with Dr. Lionel Dawson.

  • Goat Farm Budgeting - basics of budgeting and financial recordkeeping with Mr. Roger Sahs.

  • Nutrition for Health and Production - calculation of energy, protein and feed intake requirements with Dr. Steve Hart.

  • Introduction to Goat Barbecue - overview of how to prepare goat barbecue with Ms. Gladys Young.

  • Internal Parasite Control - sustainable internal parasite control program with Dr. Dave Sparks.

  • DHI Training - supervisor/tester training for dairy goat producers including scale certification with Ms. Eva Vasquez.

  • USDA Government Programs - overview of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's work with goats and its cost-sharing program with Mr. Dwight Guy.

  • Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Services - overview of ODA services for Oklahoma farmers and ranchers with Mr. Justin Whitmore, Mr. Justin Harvey, and Ms. Chris Kirby.

  • Body Condition Score as a Management Tool - overview/hands-on of conducting body condition scoring for management use in goat production with Mr. Glenn Detweiler.

  • Fitting and Showing for Youth and Adults - tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett (this is a full day workshop).

Please select your afternoon workshops:

1:30 p.m. workshop:

2:30 p.m. workshop:

3:30 p.m. workshop:

Please download youth registration forms (pdf format)
and complete in addition to completing this web form.  pdf

Please check appropriate contest boxes.


4-H Fun Tent for Youth (all day session)

The Cooperative Extension Program will be hosting an all-day "Fun Tent" filled with activities to keep your youth (ages 5-12) engaged while you enjoy your workshops and seminars. Highlights of the day will include: Goat Education (petting area, puppets, etc.), face painting, horse back and pony rides, PYOP (pot your own plant), and many other activities. The Fun Tent can be combined with the Fitting and Showing workshop in the afternoon or with the Contests in the morning.

Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (all-day session)

This year, we will aslo be hosting a full-day Fitting and Showing Clinic, which will focus on learning how to properly prepare your goat for showing, will be held. Participants will be able to acquire tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett of the Oklahoma Meat Goat Association.


OPTIONAL

The Oklahoma Goat Producers Association will be sponsoring three contests during the 2008 Langston University Goat Field Day, Saturday, April 26th. Check in time is at 9:00 am and the contests begin promptly at 10 am in the Agriculture Research, Education, and Extension Complex (new agriculture building). Registrations must be received no later than March 30, 2008 to be considered.

If entering in more than one contest, please check appropriate contest boxes.

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    The theme for the poster contest will be "What Goats Mean to Me". Each poster will be scored on originality, neatness, clarity of message, artistic quality and visual appeal.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under
      • Senior Division: 13-18
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $25
      • 2nd Place: $20
      • 3rd Place: $15

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    Contestants may present their speech on any aspect of the goat industry. Please note that contestants who are entering the speech contest will not be allowed to use any props or visual aids of any kind. Contestants will be judged on articulation, poise, appearance, presentation, eye contact, and knowledge of the subject.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under; length (3-5 minutes)
      • Senior Division: 13-18; length (5-8 minutes)
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $40
      • 2nd Place: $30
      • 3rd Place: $20

Poster Contest (morning session)

   Junior Division   Senior Division
    Contestants may present their PowerPoint on any aspect of the goat industry. PowerPoint contestants will need to bring their presentations on a flash drive so that it can be downloaded for their presentation. Contestants will be judged on originality, artistic quality and visual appeal.
      Ages
      • Junior Division: 12 and under; length (3-5 minutes)
      • Senior Division: 13-18; length (5-8 minutes)
      Awards (each Junior and Senior Division):
      • 1st Place: $40
      • 2nd Place: $30
      • 3rd Place: $20


Participants who enroll in the Poster, Speech, and(or) PowerPoint Contests will have the opportunityy to participate in workshops on Poster, Speech, and PowerPoint or they may paticipate in Fun Tent activities.

Poster, Speech and PowerPoint workshops (afternoon session)

Fun Tent for Youth (afternoon session)


If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Sheila Stevenson at 405-466-6118


Participants may bring their own picnic lunch or purchase a lunch of barbecued goat, baked beans, potato salad, goat cheese, cake, and goat milk ice cream for dessert.

No LunchAdult Lunch ($10.00)Youth Lunch ($5.00)

  


 

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